How important is technological convergence for institutions and audiences within a media area which you have studied?
CAPS. Pixar invented, sold to Disney. Improved software/hardware. Disney used in ‘Beauty and the beast’ -1991. (Jeff Bridges)
Pixar enhances Disney’s animations,production line became more efficient . =strengthens another, large audiences, people trust (before = hand drawn animations).
For ‘Bugs Life’ the technology wasn’t good enough so John Lassester created a ‘croud team’ to make it work.
Monsters University = 4 years (6 years for Brave). Pixar = doubled size of “render farm” = created a realistic system of lighting known as “global illumination.” –
Pixar improved technology for ‘Monsters University’ compared to ‘Monsters Inc’. Computers=2X more powerful.